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Book
xiii, 416 pages ; 25 cm
  • Introduction
  • Equality
  • Life
  • Humane treatment
  • Personal liberty
  • Due process and judicial protection
  • Freedom of expression
  • Property
  • Reparations
  • Appendix: List of Inter-American Court Judgments by convention article : Articles 2-26.
This book offers a thorough, critical, and accessible analysis of the American Convention on Human Rights which is the main human rights treaty of the Americas. The authors closely review the jurisprudence and the binding judgments of the two institutions charged with interpreting the Convention: The Inter-American Court of Human Rights and The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights.They focus on the rights most developed by the Court and Commission, namely the rights to equality, life, humane treatment, personal liberty, property, due process and judicial protection, as well as the freedom of expression and reparations. They examine the case law with a victim-centered lens while identifying key jurisprudential developments, discussing critical areas that lack consistency and rigor, and proposing alternative conceptual approaches. Each chapter contains an Introduction to compare the Convention right's formulation with equivalent rights in other major international and regional treaties; a background section to consider the right's negotiation history; a Scope of Protection section to analyze the right's provisions (paragraph-by-paragraph or topic-by-topic); and lastly, a Limitations section, if applicable, to study any limitations to the right. In addition, the book's Introduction presents an up-to-date overview of the dynamic Inter-American Human Rights System, discussing the System's legal instruments, major institutions, significant impact, key developments, and current challenges.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780199989683 20170605
Law Library (Crown)
Book
616 pages ; 24 cm
  • La interacción entre los tribunales que garantizan derechos humanos : razones para el diálogo / Alejandro Saiz Arnaiz
  • Estructura y funcionamiento del sistema interamericano de derechos humanos : sus herramientas para un efectivo diálogo judicial / Roberto de Figueiredo Caldas
  • Control de convencionalidad y constitucionalidad entre el nivel interamericano y el nacional / Jorge Larrieux Rodríguez
  • Algunas consideraciones sobre la tutela de los derechos y libertades fundamentales ante las juridicciones supranacionales / Giancarlo Rolla
  • Control de normas constitucionales por la Corte Interamericana de Derechos Humanos : subsidiariedad, deferencia e impacto en la teoría del cambio constitucional / Natalia Torres Zúñiga
  • Los derechos políticos de los pueblos indígenas en Brasil / José Antonio Dias Toffoli
  • Las antinomias entre las constituciones y la convención americana sobre derechos humanos : el gran dilema del juez constitucional y convencional interamericano / Jorge Ernesto Roa Roa
  • Retos y desafíos a la libertad de expresión en el siglo XXI / Rafael Bustos Gisbert
  • Hacia la justiciabilidad plena de los derechos económicos, sociales y culturales en el sistema interamericano de derechos humanos / Eduardo Ferrer Mac-Gregor
  • Interacción judicial entre tribunales nacionales y Corte Americana de Derechos Humanos en materia de derechos económicos, sociales y culturales / Juan Carlos Upegui Mejía
  • ¿Y dónde está el diálogo? : a propósito de la jurisprudencia interamericana sobre discapacidad / Paola Andrea Acosta y Daniel Rivas
  • Enfocar el derecho a la justicia desde a la noción de vulnerabilidad : una aproximación desde la Corte Interamericana y el Tribunal Europeo de Derechos Humanos / Itziar Gómez Fernádez y Antonio Maués
  • La protección de los derechos de las personas migrantes extranjeras en treinta y cinco años de jurisdicción de la Corte Interamericana de Derechos Humanos / Karlos A. Castilla Juárez
  • La reivindicación del concepto de ciudadanía desde el sistema interamericano de derechos humanos para la efectiva protección de los derechos de las personas migrantes en tránsito por México / Adriana Muro Polo
  • Los derechos sexuales y reproductivos en la jurisprudencia de la corte interamericana de derechos humanos / César Rodrigo Landa Arroyo
  • La interpretación última del derecho a la vida desde la concepción en el sistema interamericano de derechos humanos : un diálogo de 360 grados con importantes implicaciones para la garantía de los derechos reproductivos en la región / Mónica Roa López
  • La independencia judicial en la jurisprudencia de la Corte Interamericana de Derchos Humanos : evolución, debates y diálogos / Oscar Parra Vera
  • Estándares interamericanos sobre independencia judicial en los casos de remoción de jueces : negacion del diálogo judicial por parte de Venezuela / Mariela Morales Antoniazzi
  • La teoría jurisprudencial de la "etapa temprana" del proceso penal y su potencial impacto en la tutela de los derechos humanos en Latinoamérica / Antonio-Filiu Franco Pérez
  • El daño y la reparación en Colombia : una aproximación comparada entre la jurisprudencia del consejo de estado de Colombia y la Corte Interamericana de Derechos Humanos / Danilo Rojas Betancourth.
Law Library (Crown)
Book
616 pages ; 24 cm.
  • La interacción entre los tribunales que garantizan derechos humanos : razones para el diálogo / Alejandro Saiz Arnaiz
  • Estructura y funcionamiento del sistema interamericano de derechos humanos : sus herramientas para un efectivo diálogo judicial / Roberto de Figueiredo Caldas
  • Control de convencionalidad y constitucionalidad entre el nivel interamericano y el nacional / Jorge Larrieux Rodríguez
  • Algunas consideraciones sobre la tutela de los derechos y libertades fundamentales ante las juridicciones supranacionales / Giancarlo Rolla
  • Control de normas constitucionales por la Corte Interamericana de Derechos Humanos : subsidiariedad, deferencia e impacto en la teoría del cambio constitucional / Natalia Torres Zúñiga
  • Los derechos políticos de los pueblos indígenas en Brasil / José Antonio Dias Toffoli
  • Las antinomias entre las constituciones y la convención americana sobre derechos humanos : el gran dilema del juez constitucional y convencional interamericano / Jorge Ernesto Roa Roa
  • Retos y desafíos a la libertad de expresión en el siglo XXI / Rafael Bustos Gisbert
  • Hacia la justiciabilidad plena de los derechos económicos, sociales y culturales en el sistema interamericano de derechos humanos / Eduardo Ferrer Mac-Gregor
  • Interacción judicial entre tribunales nacionales y Corte Americana de Derechos Humanos en materia de derechos económicos, sociales y culturales / Juan Carlos Upegui Mejía
  • ¿Y dónde está el diálogo? : a propósito de la jurisprudencia interamericana sobre discapacidad / Paola Andrea Acosta y Daniel Rivas
  • Enfocar el derecho a la justicia desde a la noción de vulnerabilidad : una aproximación desde la Corte Interamericana y el Tribunal Europeo de Derechos Humanos / Itziar Gómez Fernádez y Antonio Maués
  • La protección de los derechos de las personas migrantes extranjeras en treinta y cinco años de jurisdicción de la Corte Interamericana de Derechos Humanos / Karlos A. Castilla Juárez
  • La reivindicación del concepto de ciudadanía desde el sistema interamericano de derechos humanos para la efectiva protección de los derechos de las personas migrantes en tránsito por México / Adriana Muro Polo
  • Los derechos sexuales y reproductivos en la jurisprudencia de la corte interamericana de derechos humanos / César Rodrigo Landa Arroyo
  • La interpretación última del derecho a la vida desde la concepción en el sistema interamericano de derechos humanos : un diálogo de 360 grados con importantes implicaciones para la garantía de los derechos reproductivos en la región / Mónica Roa López
  • La independencia judicial en la jurisprudencia de la Corte Interamericana de Derchos Humanos : evolución, debates y diálogos / Oscar Parra Vera
  • Estándares interamericanos sobre independencia judicial en los casos de remoción de jueces : negacion del diálogo judicial por parte de Venezuela / Mariela Morales Antoniazzi
  • La teoría jurisprudencial de la "etapa temprana" del proceso penal y su potencial impacto en la tutela de los derechos humanos en Latinoamérica / Antonio-Filiu Franco Pérez
  • El daño y la reparación en Colombia : una aproximación comparada entre la jurisprudencia del consejo de estado de Colombia y la Corte Interamericana de Derechos Humanos / Danilo Rojas Betancourth.
Esta obra refleja el resultado de una deliberación entre jueces, investigadores, académicos y litigantes sobre las relaciones entre la Corte Intermericana de Derechos Humanos y los tribunales internos de los Estados parte del Sistema Interamericano de Derechos Humanos. Ese diálogo sobre el diálogo se desarrolla entorno a las condiciones y características generales de la interacción judicial en escenarios de pluralismo constitucional y constitucionalismo multinivel. Del mismo modo, los capítulos de este libro dan cuenta de los resultados concretos de la cooperación entre los tribunales nacionales e internacionales para la protección de la libertad de expresión, la independencia judicial, los derechos políticos, las personas migrantes y en situación de discapacidad. En definitiva, de trata de una publicación que anima a continuar la conversación sobre la mejor manera de proteger efectivamente los derechos humanos de quienes habitan el continente americano.
Green Library
Book
xii, 379 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
  • The value of comparative legal history for American civil law jurisdictions
  • The allocation paradigm of ownership in American civil law jurisdictions
  • The liberal paradigm of ownership in American civil law jurisdictions
  • The social function paradigm of ownership in American civil law jurisdictions.
In Ownership Paradigms in American Civil Law Jurisdictions Agustin Parise assists in identifying the transformations experienced in the legislation dealing with ownership in the Americas, thereby showing that current understandings are not uncontested dogmas. This book is the result of research undertaken on both sides of the Atlantic, and covers the 16th to 20th centuries. Agustin Parise offers readers a journey across time and space, by studying three American civil law jurisdictions in three successive time periods. His book first highlights the added value that comparative legal historical studies may bring to Europe and the Americas. It then addresses, in chronological order, the three ownership paradigms (i.e., Allocation, Liberal, and Social Function) that he claims have developed in the Americas.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9789004338197 20170418
Law Library (Crown)
Book
xviii, 429 pages ; 24 cm
  • Introduction
  • Free trade and protection of human rights in the Americas
  • The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and the protection of human rights
  • The protection of human rights in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM)
  • The protection of human rights within the Central American Integration System (SICA)
  • The Andean community and the protection of human rights
  • The Common Market of the South (Mercosur) and the protection of human rights
  • Conclusions.
This monograph offers the first systematic overview of the protection of human rights in trade agreements in the Americas. Traditionally, trade agreements in the Americas were concerned with economic questions and paid little attention to human rights. However, in the wake of the 'new regionalism', which emerged at the end of the last century, more clauses addressing social issues such as labour rights and environmental standards were inserted in trade agreements. As economic integration increased, a framework for the protection of human rights evolved. This book argues that this framework allows for human rights protection on a transnational level, while constructing regional identities. Looking at the four key regional integration processes, namely the Caribbean Community, the Central American Integration System, the Andean Community of Nations and the Southern Common Market, and also at the North American Free Trade Agreement, it shows how the integration process has reached a considerable degree of consolidation. Writing on key sources in English for the first time, this book will be essential reading for all free trade and human rights scholars.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781849467445 20170306
Law Library (Crown)
Book
136 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 28 cm.
  • Introduction
  • The phenomenon of silenced zones
  • State obligations regarding violence against journalists
  • Violence against women journalists
  • Protection of journalists online
  • The role of other actors : media outlets and civil society
  • Conclusions and reommendations.
Law Library (Crown)
Book
88 pages ; 25 cm.
  • Introduction
  • Guiding principles
  • The right to freedom of thought and expression
  • Right to access to information
  • Fight to privacy and protection of personal data.
Law Library (Crown)
Book
xvi, 251 pages ; 23 cm.
  • Anti-cyberbullying laws : a sober analysis through the moral panic theory lens
  • Cyberbullying and free speech
  • The unnecessary and unjust creation of virtual juvenile delinquents
  • Enclaves of totalitarism
  • Censorship redux : the 21st century attack on the First Amendment Right of public criticism by the use of cyberharassment, cyberstalking and online impersonation laws
  • Image control : who loses when teen sexting and revenge porn are criminalized
  • The short life & quick death of the first cyberbullying law in Canada (August 6, 2013-December 10, 2015).
In the first systematic account of judicial rulings striking down cyberbullying laws in the United States and Canada, Sympathy for the Cyberbully offers an unapologetic defense of online acid-tongued disparagers and youthful and adult sexters. In the first decade of the 21st century, legitimate concerns about the harmful effects of cyberbullying degenerated into a moral panic. The most troubling aspect of the panic has been a spate of censorship-the enactment of laws which breach long-standing constitutional principles, by authorizing police to arrest and juries to convict, and schools to suspend, individuals for engaging in online expression that would be constitutionally protected had it been communicated offline. These hastily drawn statutes victimize harsh critics of elected officials, scholars, school officials and faculty, distributors of constitutionally protected pornography, adolescents "talking smack, " and teens who engage in the consensual exchange of nude images, even in states where teens of a certain age enjoy the right to engage in sexual relations. The victims' stories are told here. Sympathy for the Cyberbully is suitable for undergraduate, graduate and law school courses in media law, First Amendment law and free expression.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781433132124 20171211
Law Library (Crown)
Book
637 pages ; 22 cm.
Green Library
Book
xxv, 373 pages ; 24 cm
  • The court and its circumstances
  • Disappearances
  • Right to life
  • Right to humane treatment
  • Right to personal liberty
  • Right to due process
  • Principle of legality, freedom from ex post facto laws and right to compensation for miscarriage of justice
  • Right to judicial protection.
Law Library (Crown)
Book
xiv, 261 pages ; 25 cm.
  • Introduction: Theme, perspective and case study / Vibe Ulfbeck, Anders Mollmann and Bent Ole Gram Mortensen
  • Self-governance and the overall framework concerning Greenland / Bent Ole Gram Mortensen
  • License as a basis for responsibility and liability / Vibe Ulfbeck and Lone Wandahl Mouyal
  • Corporate social responsibility in the light of contract law : on impact benefit agreements in Greenland / Lone Wandahl Mouyal
  • Workers' rights and chain liability / Bent Ole Gram Mortensen, Jingjing Su, Vibe Ulfbeck
  • Mineral resources under the Greenland Self-Government Act : and the question of uranium / Ole Spiermann
  • State responsibility for marine pollution from seabed activities within jurisdiction in the marine Arctic / Yoshifuma Tanaka
  • Principle of "full reparation" for environmental damage and very small states / Rachael Lorna Johnstone
  • Legal aspects of liability for environmental damage caused by offshore petroleum operations in Greenland / Irina Kim
  • Liability for ship source oil pollution / Anders Møllmann and Vibe Ulfbeck
  • What's the price of a polar bear? : compensating environmental damage in the Arctic / Kristian Cedervall Lauta
  • Litigation and arbitration in Greenland and dispute resolution under the Greenlandic standard licenses / Clement Salung Petersen and Vibe Ulfbeck
  • Greenlandic international trade and investment issues / Lone Wandahl Mouyal and Laura Nielsen
  • Insolvency in Greenland / Ulrik Rammeskow Bang-Pedersen.
Given the magnitude of the risks associated with commercial activities in the Arctic arising as a result of the milder climate, new business opportunities raise important questions of responsibility and liability. This book analyses the issues of responsibility and liability connected with the exploitation of natural resources, marine transport and other activities in the Arctic. Applying a combined private and public law perspective on these issues, it considers both the business and societal interests related to Arctic development using Greenland as an example. The book focuses on problems that are specific to Greenland and wider issues that affect all Arctic states.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138957442 20161010
Law Library (Crown)
Book
71 pages ; 28 cm.
  • The right to access public information in the Americas : specialized supervisory and enforcement bodies
  • The right to access public information in the Americas : relevant inter-American standards and resolutions from specialized rights protection bodies.
Law Library (Crown)
Book
80 pages ; 25 cm.
  • Introduction
  • Standards on the right of access to public information on violence and discrimination against women
  • Access to state-controlled information in cases of discrimination and violence against women : principal challenges
  • State efforts in relation to access to information in cases of discrimination and violence against women
  • Recommendations to the states.
Law Library (Crown)
Book
532 pages ; 23 cm.
  • De l'invention constitutionnelle dans les Amériques
  • De la modernité constitutionnelle renouvelée dans les Amériques.
Law Library (Crown)
Book
xlv, 559 pages ; 27 cm
  • The reasons for such a study, and its method and subjects
  • Introduction to Louisiana and Quebec
  • The legal background to codification in Louisiana and Quebec
  • Family law in the Louisiana digest and Quebec code
  • Employment in the Louisiana digest and Quebec code
  • The 1808 digest of Orleans
  • The civil code of lower Canada
  • Conclusion: Codification, lawmaking and legal change.
Law Library (Crown)
Book
238 pages ; 23 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
Book
151 pages ; 25 cm.
  • Introduction
  • Misuse of criminal law to criminalize the work of human rights defenders
  • Main forms of criminalization of human rights defenders
  • Effects of criminalization of human rights defenders
  • Principles of legality and measures to prevent the misuse of criminal law and protect the the right to defend rights
  • Recommendations.
Law Library (Crown)
Book
326 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Green Library
Book
119 pages ; 23 cm
Green Library
Book
433 pages ; 23 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)